Do Words Matter? Some Do
Dr. Bruce Beck, Professor of New Testament at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, recently spoke during Orthodoxy on Tap held at St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church in Peabody. The topic covers four categories of words: important words, idle words, harmful words and lastly Holy Words. Click here to see his presentation.
2017 Parishioners of the Year - Will Be Honored on June 11th
The Parish Council has chosen two most deserving sisters to share the honor this year. Congratulations go to Irene Katsoulis and Daphne Tikellis. They will be honored at the 31st Annual Metropolis of Boston Ministry Awards Banquet at Lombardo's, Randolph, MA, 5:30 pm reception, 6:30 pm dinner, June 11th. Please contact the church office to reserve tickets.
Read about their long and devoted history to Annunciation Church here.
Congratulations to our Annunciation Parish 2017 High School and College Graduates!
EJ Connor - Johns Hopkins University
Ariadne Dubus - UMass Lowell
Joey Dussi - George Mason University
Marina Gearhart - Connecticut College
Katerina Connor - Newburyport HS/ attending University of Rochester, NY
Max George - St. John's Prep/ attending College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Greek Ladies Aid Society - End of Year Brunch June 25th
The Greek Ladies Aid Society end of year brunch will take place on June 25th at 12:30 pm at the Old Salt Restaurant in Hampton, NH. Cost of the meal is $24. Please see Irene Falite or Dorothy Davis to make your reservation.
The Hellenic Women's Club, Inc, EOK, is offering scholarships to young women pursuing undergraduate degrees. Each scholarship for $5000 will be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership and community service. Deadline is June 15, 2017. More information and application materials can be found on their website. www.hellenicwomensclub.org.
Metropolis of Boston Camp
The Metropolis of Boston Camp participants get to enjoy the serene beauty of God’s creation, at the St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center, a property acquired and developed through the loving, ceaseless, and generous donations of committed individuals, families, groups, organizations and parishes. At the end of our program, the youth and young adults return home with strengthened faith, life-long friendships based on Christian love, and an expanded appreciation for the Orthodox Church, their faith and Hellenic culture. There are 5 week long sessions starting in July, with Session 5: July 31 - August 6th already SOLD OUT! Read more...
Annunciation Men's Club
We are pleased to announce the resurrection of our Men’s Club. The first meeting took place on Thursday, April 6th. Subsequently, we will meet monthly, either at church or in a dinner setting. Please help reach out to those men, who have just joined our Parish and would welcome the idea and thought of participating. We do not want anyone left out. We welcome ideas and free thought as we move forward with this adventure. Read more..
On Sunday. March 26th seven of our Sunday School students presented brief homilies on topics chosen from a pre-assigned list from the St. John Chrysostom Oratorial Festival. Thank you to the following students for presenting their views on Christianity to our parish: Max George, Anastacia Hansen, Stephanie Patriakeas, Christopher Connor, Ana Popescu, Kylie and Mikayla Cuzak.
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If you have recently moved or changed your email address, please contact Stacey Kevorkian at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can keep both our mailing list and the listserv for email current. Thank you!
Save the Date
June 11th - SUNDAY SCHOOL GRADUATION
July 28 - July 30 - GREEK FOOD FESTIVAL
Join us this summer for our annual Greek Food Festival! The event is held rain or shine and admission is free in our air conditioned church hall located at Park and Harris Streets in Newburyport, MA. Read more...
July 29 - August 6th - EAT GREEK ALL WEEK!
The Gyro Food Cart is back and will be in TWO locations this year during the Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Week.
Find our Annunciation Church food carts serving Gryros, and other Greek delicacies on Inn Street and our NEW 1 Market Square location, adjacent to the previous site for Not Your Average Joe's Restaurant!
Weekly Sunday Bulletin View the parish weekly news bulletin online, which includes news and events.
Monthly Bulletin - The Beacon
Shining Forth the Good News!
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Finding of the Relics of Cyrus and John the Unmercenaries; Pappias the Martyr; Righteous Fathers Sergius and Herman, Founders of Valaam Monastery; Synaxis of the Icon of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos ; Paul the Physician of Corinth; Sergios the Magister